AARP CT is offering a vast selection of virtual workshops and webinars this month for anyone interested! Take a look at the classes below, and follow the links to register. We hope these interesting and informative educational programs help you get started on a fulfilling New Year!
Coping in the Age of COVID: Don’t Navigate Alone
Join us for a conversation led by Erin Leavitt-Smith, Asst. Director Statewide Services from the Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services (DMHAS) in CT as she walks you through the support systems in place for families and individuals when it comes to coping with the stress brought on by living in the age of COVID. Learn about the CT resources and people around the state who offer support where you live.
1/14/2021 @ 12:30 PM Registration: https://aarp.cvent.com/DMHASJan14
AARP CT Webinar Wednesday: Wadsworth Atheneum Virtual Tour Series
Join us for a very special 2021 virtual tour series with the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. Each tour will feature a different docent lead theme. You may join us for any or all of the free virtual tours, but please be sure to sign up for each individually to receive log-in information. You can register for the entire series line-up by going to the links provided below or go to the AARP CT Events Page located at www.aarp.org/ctevents
1/20/2021 @ 1PM: Women Artists Registration: https://aarp.cvent.com/WadJan20
2/10/2021 @ 1PM: Black History Month Celebration Registration: https://aarp.cvent.com/WadFeb10
3/3/2021 @ 1PM: Hudson River School Artists Registrations: https://aarp.cvent.com/WadMarch3
3/24/2021 @ 1PM: European Artists Registration: https://aarp.cvent.com/WadMarch24
Fraud Fighting Fourth Fridays: Investment Scams
Join us for Fraud Fighting Fourth Fridays – Powered by AARP CT & the Coalition for Elder Justice in CT as we shine a light on the scams taking place in your community. This month we focus our conversation on Investment Scams to learn the red flags and prevention methods to managing your financial future from the CT Department of Banking financial examiner Kelly Lent. She will walk through cases and scenarios that have led people down a road of false promises to empty bank accounts. Join us for this important virtual conversation.
1/22/2021 @ 10AM Registration: https://aarp.cvent.com/FFFFJan22Invest
Virtual U w/ AARP CT: Dr. Henry C. Lee Crimes & Investigations 6 -Part Training Series
Powered by AARP CT in collaboration with the University of New Haven, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice & Forensic Sciences, International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators (IAFCI), the CT Chapter of the IAFCI and the Coalition for Elder Justice in CT. CEC, CPE & Specialized Training Credit Hours Issued by collaborating organizations (University of New Haven, IAFCI, NASW-CT), all attendees will receive an AARP CT issued certificate of completion for each training attended. Registration required for each.
- Dr. Henry C. Lee The Science of Solving Cases: Tuesday, 1/26/2021 @2PM ET Registration: https://aarp.cvent.com/DrLeeJan26
- Dr. Claire Glynn Forensic Genetic Genealogy: Cracking the Code Wednesday, 1/27/2021 @12:30PM ET Registration: https://aarp.cvent.com/GlynnJan27
- Lisa Dadio, MS, MSW Cold Case Investigations Thursday, 1/28/2021 @12:30PM ET Registration: https://aarp.cvent.com/DadioJan28
- Dr. Amanda Gore Wildlife & Environmental Crimes Investigation Tuesday, 2/9/2021 @12:30PM ET Registration: https://aarp.cvent.com/GoreFeb9
- Anthony Whitledge The Evolution of Cybercrime Investigation Thursday, 2/11/2021 @12:30PM ET Registration: https://aarp.cvent.com/CyberFeb11
- Dr. Declan Hill Gambling with America’s Future Wednesday, 2/24/2021 @12:30PM ET Registration: https://aarp.cvent.com/DeclanFeb24
AARP CT Webinar Wednesday: Getting to Know Your Area Agency on Aging
Join us as we offer a conversation with one of the 5 Area Agencies on Aging in CT that offer families a way to navigate programs, services and decisions needed to move through the stages of life as we age. Learn about their service options, respite care programs as well as how they can be a resource in making decisions as a family caregiver.
1/27/21 @ 7PM Registration: https://aarp.cvent.com/Jan27AAA
Caregiver Roadshow for CT Families
This event is hosted by Benchmark Senior Living and offers a journey through the experiences of family caregivers, the backbone of our health care system. Learn about support for caregivers and care recipients, as well as choices to live safely and independently. Learn to navigate and connect to resources to gain an understanding of care options and costs.
1/28/2021 @ 6PM Registration: https://aarp.cvent.com/BenchCTJan28
AARP CT Fraud Watch Network Con Artist Playbook
Join the conversation hosted by West Hartford Senior Center as we take a look inside the mind of a criminal during this interactive and informative conversation geared towards offering you ways to stop the criminals in their tracks! Learn tips and tools along with resources that you can share with friends, family and your community.
2/16/2021 @6PM Registration: https://aarp.cvent.com/FraudFeb16WestHartford
Additionally, you can request a free AARP CT conversation in your community by contacting Erica Michalowski, Community Outreach Director, at [email protected] or (860) 548-3163.